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New York, NY
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About Lost City Arts

Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.

Lost City Arts

Established in 19821stDibs seller since 2005

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20th Century Specialists

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Featured Pieces

Angelo Lelli "Mirage" Flush Ceiling Light for Arredoluce, Italy 1960s
By Angelo Lelii
Located in New York, NY
A classic midcentury design by one of the great lighting designers. Acquired from the leftover inventory of the owner of a lighting store in the 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

Materials

Chrome, Steel

George Nakashima Walnut Minguren Side Table, USA, 1960s
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
This table has wonderful proportion and scale making it useful for a variety of purposes.  
Category

Vintage 1960s American American Craftsman Side Tables

Materials

Walnut

Italian Walnut and Brass Dining Table, Italy, style of Ico Parisi, circa 1955
By Ico & Luisa Parisi
Located in New York, NY
Italian Walnut and Brass Dining Table in the style of Ico Paroso, circa 1955. Ico Parisi was an Italian architect and designer born in 1916 in Palermo, Italy. He was involved in buil...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Brass

Angelo Mangiarotti Black Marquina Marble "Eros" Side Table for Skipper, Italy
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in New York, NY
A brilliant almost magical design which appears to defy gravity.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Marble

George Nakashima Wepman Walnut Occasional Table, USA, 1960s
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
A small, turned-leg side table with a free-formed solid walnut top.  
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Vintage 1960s American End Tables

Materials

Walnut

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Sconces Attributed to Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
By Max Ingrand
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful pair of bevel cut and frosted glass sconces that have been rewired with American candelabra sockets.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Glass

Gio Ponti Sketch "Disegni per Vasi Incrociatifor", Italy 1950
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully whimsical concept drawing of a vase. Authentication papers from the Gio Ponti archives provided with drawing.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Drawings

Materials

Paper

Harry Bertoia Bronze Melt-Pressed Sculpture, USA, 1960s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Bertoia's pressure melting or forging, technique had its roots in his earlier work in jewelry. Bertoia subjected the metal to heat and the hammer to mold it into the shapes he desired.
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Vintage 1960s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Harry Bertoia Maquette for Melt Coat Sculpture Screen for Bank of Miami, 1958
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This is the maquette for a set of ten sculpture screens commissioned by architect and interior designer Florence Knoll for the First National Bank of Miami. The screens were amongst ...
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Vintage 1950s American Sculptures

Materials

Steel, Brass

Harry Bertoia Patinated Bronze Gong
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This gong has an incredible patina and is a smaller scale than the Classic solid bronze gongs he created.
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Vintage 1960s American Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Black Articulating Mid-Century Style Italian Desk Lamp or Wall Light
Located in New York, NY
Made in Italy this desk lamp has the look of the period versions at a fraction of the cost. The back of the base has a ring that gives you the option of hanging the light on the wall.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Iron

George Nelson Model 5215 Rosewood Jewelry Chest with Miniature Legs, USA 1955
By George Nelson
Located in New York, NY
George Nelson's jewelry chests have always been a desired item. This particular model is in wonderful condition with the added appeal of having the miniature legs that are rarely fou...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass

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